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You can reclaim Universal Credit within six assessment periods of your claim closing without having to make a full claim. However, if you have had a change of circumstances, where a new partner joins your household, you will be required to declare this and verify your information.
If you qualify for a reclaim when you return to Universal Credit, you will:
So if I 'reclaimed' immediately after a 'nil' award, I would be able to add childcare costs to then be considered for the following month etc?
Just thinking... if we got a nil award for a particular month, how could I reopen the claim in the same AP if that has already been completed, as such?